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Dirección del Registro Civil en el Estado

Spanish translation: Directorate of Civil Registry in the State

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English term or phrase:Dirección del Registro Civil en el Estado
Spanish translation:Directorate of Civil Registry in the State
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15:06 Aug 29, 2001
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English term or phrase: Dirección del Registro Civil en el Estado
This is the title of a Mexican marriage certificate..
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Directorate of Civil Registry in the State
Explanation:
I prefer to use Civil Registry rather than Vital Statistics, which is common in the US, also Directorate, which could be translated as Department, etc. but I use Directorate.

"In the State" seems strange, because it normally applies to ofices of federal agencies in a state, and "Registro Civil" is normally under state jurisdiction in Mexico. But that is how it should be translated.
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Directorate of Civil Registry in the State


Explanation:
I prefer to use Civil Registry rather than Vital Statistics, which is common in the US, also Directorate, which could be translated as Department, etc. but I use Directorate.

"In the State" seems strange, because it normally applies to ofices of federal agencies in a state, and "Registro Civil" is normally under state jurisdiction in Mexico. But that is how it should be translated.


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Henry Hinds
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